Tag: Community

Reclaiming their streets: SW9 Street Champions

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We have all been added to street WhatsApp groups, meeting neighbours for potentially the first time. One such group in Brixton, initially set up...

Stockwell’s Secret Garden Party

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This Sunday (21 July) writer and columnist Deborah Orr is throwing open the gates of Stockwell’s Secret Garden, Spurgeon Garden on Teversham Walk. Just six...

Brixton children’s centres receiving multi-million pound upgrades

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Work has started on the refurbishment of Loughborough Children’s Centre costing nearly half a million pounds. It is part of Lambeth Early Action Partnership’s...

OurSpace are making noise this spring

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  Community space project ‘OurSpace’ have just launched a crowdfunding campaign to help with the training of 21 local people from Angell Town, Tulse Hill...

Local charity seeks grant applications

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The local Thrale Charity is again seeking applications for grants of up to £5,000 from organisations based in Brixton and surrounding areas. A total of...

Brixton charity seeks paid home‑based carers

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Brixton-based charity Grace Eyre is looking for people to become paid carers in their own homes. The Shared Lives scheme supports people with learning disabilities, older...

Miranda Brawn Foundation announces 10 new diversity scholarships

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The Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation launched its third annual lecture during Black History Month on 27 October in central London. Over two hundred...

Council consultation planned on budget cuts

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Lambeth council will have to cut another £43m from its spending over the next 4 years as a result of continuing government cuts to...

‘There are places in Brixton from back in the day that...

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Still around after more than 20 years, being burnt down and spending four years closed, Café Cairo epitomises the Brixton spirit. James Perrett finds...

Local volunteers and council win awards for work resettling refugees

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A community initiative working to resettle refugees locally has been recognised as one of the nation’s leading groups of its kind. Herne Hill Welcomes Refugees...

Brixton at tipping point

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Brixton is at a “tipping point” says campaigners against noise and anti-social behaviour in the centre of town. They say that, while it is becoming...

Gala weekend for Grove Adventure Playground

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Grove Adventure Playground in Loughborough Junction opened its doors for a Gala Benefit last weekend (end October) and put on a night to remember for...

“Windrush : Portrait of a Generation” comes home to Brixton and...

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Leading church figures in South London have joined forces to bring Windrush: Portrait of a Generation – which received widespread acclaim earlier this year...

Tributes pour in to honour Brixton Topcats legend Jimmy Rogers

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Jimmy Rogers, Brixton Topcats coach and founder died on Monday (1 October) after a six-month battle with cancer. The club, founded in 1981 by coach...

Council consults on Brixton Street Market Action Plan

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Lambeth council has launched on online consultation on its Brixton Street Market Masterplan and Action Plan. The deadline for responses is 19 October. Have...

Myatt’s Field celebrates harvest and a return of the Sunday market

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  Myatt’s Fields Sunday Market returns with longer opening hours and lots of locally grown produce during the Harvest Festival this Sunday (30 September). The...